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Grigory Serper vs Viktor Korchnoi
CITS New York (1996), New York, NY USA, rd 5, Mar-26
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Fianchetto Lines (A29)  ·  0-1

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Jul-04-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: White's queen and knight can't make up their mind what to do, so Black simply ignores them. It's mate in every variation at the end:

a) 30.Kg1 Qf3 and 31...Rh1#;

b) 30.Ke2 Qg4+ 31.Kf2 (31.Kf1 Qf3+ 32.Kg1 Rh1#) Rh2+ and mates in two.

c) 30.Kg2 Rh2+ 31.Kxh2 Qf2+ 32.Kh3 Rh8+ 33.Kg4 Qf5#.

Jan-20-21
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Original Version

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Extended modern lyrics
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